- to remove the color from; deprive of color; bleach.
Also especially British, de·col·our.
Origin of decolor
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Used to decolour syrups, &c.; and occasionally by the distillers and rectifiers.
decolorize or decolorise
- (tr) to deprive of colour, as by bleaching
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